POCKET PROFILE: Pick #10 – Nick Blakey (Sydney Swans)


Position: Tall forward/midfielder

Drafted from: Sydney Swans Academy/Allies

Height: 195cm

Weight: 80kg

Born: February 27th, 2000

What the experts are saying:

Callum Twomey (AFL Media) – “Sydney will get another gun out of their Academy after winning the battle for Blakey ahead of North Melbourne and Brisbane.”

Matt Balmer (Fox Footy) – “Some recruiters you talk to suggest Blakey could’ve been a contender for the No. 1 pick in recent years, and he has shown his class in spades when he has been out on the park in 2018.”

Chris Doerre (ESPN) – “A rare talent with his athleticism, skills and ground level capabilities, Blakey can play any position.”